Author S.E. Hinton published “The Outsiders” 45 years ago when she was 18 years old. Photo provided

S.E. Hinton and ‘The Outsiders,’ 45 years later

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In the days of Ponyboy Curtis, when the social conflicts at the heart of “The Outsiders” meant avoiding certain areas of her native Tulsa, author S.E. Hinton stayed in her part of town.

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